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Miss Saigon Live Film

Monday 22 August 2016

By Serpent

Serpent Productions teamed up with Steam Motion and Sound, for Universal Pictures, to make Miss Saigon Live for Cinema. A stunning production directed by Laurence conner, the film was directed by Brett Sullivan

Tags: laurenceconner, Universalpictures, Cameronmackintosh

David Gilmour Live in Pompeii

Monday 22 August 2016

By Serpent

45 years after Pink Floyd played in the historical amphitheatre in Pompeii, David Gilmour returned for a truely iconic concert. Filmed in 4k with Gavin Elder directing. 

David Gilmour in Pompeii

Tags: davidgilmour, gavinelder, pompeiiamphitheatre, adrianmaben

Adele Glastonbury

Monday 22 August 2016

By serpent

Matt Askem with Serpent, was bought in to direct Adele at Glastonbury, a wonderful performance, captured for the BBC.

Adele Glastonbury

Tags: adele, mattaskem, glastonburyfestival

AC/DC Live

Thursday 17 September 2015

By serpent

David Mallet just shot AC/DC live at the seminal Wrigley Field Baseball stadium in Chicago. 

Tags: David Mallet, Rocky Oldham, AC/DC, Rock or Bust, Play Ball, Sony Music, Serpent Productions, Angus young, Wrigley Field, PJM productions

Take That III

Wednesday 01 July 2015

By SErpent

Matt Askem directed the film of Take That's vibrant new tour - Take That III.  Matt directed both the ive cinema and the DVD for the band

Tags: Matt Askem, take that, gary barlow, Howard Donald, Mark Owen

ENO Carmen

Tuesday 30 June 2015

By serpent

Andy Morahan directed the next wonderful ENO production live for cinema.

Tags: English National Opera, Andy Morahan, Peter Grimes, John Berry, Altive, La Traviata, Event Cinema, ENO, Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

Saturday 16 May 2015

By SErpent

Tags: English National Opera, Andy Morahan, Peter Grimes, John Berry, Altive, La Traviata, Event Cinema, ENO

JaguarXF Car Launch

Tuesday 14 April 2015

By Serpent

Serpent were comissioned again by TVC and Jaguar to produce the film for the launch of the Jaguar XF - an incredible stunt with the car flying over the dock at EXCEL centre.  

Tags: Jaguar landrover, Jaguar XF, car wire stunt, INC, TVC

La Traviata

Tuesday 14 April 2015

By serpent

The new season of filming for English National Opera and Altive continues with the live to cinema of La Traviata

Tags: English National Opera, Andy Morahan, Peter Grimes, John Berry, Altive, La Traviata, Event Cinema

AC/DC Promo news

Monday 02 March 2015

By Serpent

David Mallet was comissioned by AC/DC and Sony Music to direct three new promos for AC/DC : Rock or Bust, Play Ball and a third just being completed.  

Tags: David Mallet, AC/DC, Rock or Bust, Play Ball, Sony Music, Serpent Productions

Billy Elliot Live

Monday 20 October 2014

By dione Orrom

Serpent worked with Steam Motion and Sound to co-produce the filming of Billy Elliot Live for Universal Pictures. What an amazing show and great film. Brett Sullivan directed.

Tags: Universal Pictures, Billy live, Billy Elliot Live, Stephen Daldry, Working Title, Elliot Hanna

Not Just TV

Monday 20 October 2014

By dione Orrom

Dione has launched Not Just TV a new online kids TV channel. A safe place on line for kids to view and upload content.  http://www.notjusttv.com

Tags: Not Just TV, notjusttv

Jaguar XE Launch

Wednesday 01 October 2014

By Dione Orrom

Serpent worked with TVC,  Imagination and Inc to produce the Jaguar XE lanuch, producing the shoots for the live launch event, the 4k reveal film and the Emeli Sande performance on the river. 

Tags: 4k, Jaguar xe

English National Opera

Wednesday 23 April 2014

By Dione Orrom

Serpent Productions produced the first English National Opera performance live into cinema with the production of Peter Grimes . Andy Morahan directing. THe first of the season.

Peter Grimes

Tags: English National Opera, Andy Morahan, Peter Grimes, John Berry, Altive

Gary Barlow Live

Wednesday 23 April 2014

By Dione Orrom

Matt Askem directing - Gary Barolow Live - Shot in Manchester April 2014. For TV & DVD Release.

Tags: Matt Askem, gary barlow, Manchester Arena, CTV

Muse Unsustainable Tour Live in Rome - First 4k music film to be released

Monday 15 July 2013

By Serpent

First 4k Music film to be released. Serpent broke the mould when they shot the recent Muse show at the Stadio Olympico in Rome, by shooting the first full  F55 shoot recording to both HD and 4k. An amazing stadium act, an amazing stadium show deserved the best and most innovative approach. So with the help of the innovative and wonderful dutch team at United we embarked on a full Sony F55 shoot with spidercam and all. Released to Cinemas as first 4k music film Nov 2013.

Tags: Matt Askem, spidercam, 4k, Sony F55, Muse, Stadio Olympico, Sony

Agit8

Tuesday 02 July 2013

By serpent

Matt Askem and Serpent produced the shoot for One Organisation pre the G8 summit, to remind people of the great value and potential in protest and protest songs. Artists from around the globe jumped on the 'soap box' to sing their protest songs, outside the Tate Modern.

Tags: Matt Askem, One.org, one organisation, bono, tate modern, agit8

Alfie Boe The Storyteller Live at Royal Albert Hall

Monday 01 July 2013

By serpent

Serpent were comissioned to shoot the wonderful Alfie Boe concerts at the sold out Royal Albert Hall, Matt Askem directing, to create a DVD and PBS special.

Tags: Matt Askem, PBS, Alfie Boe, The Royal Albert Hall, Decca Records

James Bond 50th Anniversary Special

Tuesday 08 January 2013

By admin

Anniversary concert special commissioned by BBC. Featuring Philharmonia Orchestra with Carl Davis conducting. On air December 2012.

Tags: James bond, carl davis, philharmonia orchestra, mary carewe, lance ellington, honorblackman

Jesus Christ Superstar Live

Thursday 08 November 2012

By serpent

Serpent with Steam Motion and Sound produced another sucessful cinema and DVD film for Universal Pictures and Andrew Lloyd Webber - A beautiful film, directed by Nick Morris, staring Tim Minchin, Melanie C, Chris Moyles, Ben Forster and Alex Hanson

Tags: nick morris, andrew lloyd Webber, Universal Pictures, Tim Minichin, Melanie C, Ben Forster, Alex Hanson, Chris Moyles, Jesus Christ Super Star

Mario Frangoulis Live with the Boston Pops

Sunday 30 September 2012

By serpent

Matt Askem directed a film for tenor Mario Frangoulis, live with the Boston Pops, for PBS and DVD.  the film features special guests Hayley Westenra, Alkistis Protopsalti, George Perris, and Stephan Moccio.

Tags: PBS, Boston Pops, Mario Frangoulis

Dancing On Ice Tour 2012

Monday 30 July 2012

By serpent

Richard Valentine directed Dancing On Ice Live for Serpent for an  ITV transimission and DVD. 

Tags: Dancing on ice, itv, richard Valentine, Torvill and Dean

Nokia Lumia 900 New York

Friday 06 April 2012

By SErpent

Nokia Took over Time Square for an exciting launch of their new Nokia Lumia 900 phone with Nicki Minaj performing a surprise gig on Times Square. Matt Askem and Dione Orrom were there to capture the show and create a Legacy film. Following on from the sucess of Matt Askem's Deadmaus film.

Tags: Nicki Minaj, Times Square, Nokia, Deadmaus, NokiaLumia900

Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away

Tuesday 17 January 2012

By serpent

Paramount Pictures pick up the distribution on the Cirque du Soleil 3D film - Worlds Away. David Mallet directed the live performance element of the film with Serpent's Rocky Oldham and Dione Orrom and Paul Morphos co-producers on the film. Andrew Adamson (Shrek, Narnia) was the overall director of the film with James Cameron as the Executive Producer. Due for release later in 2012

Cirque 3D Worlds Away

Tags: David Mallet, Rocky Oldham, 3d, cirque du soleil, james cameron, Dione Orrom

Take That Eight Letters Promo

Monday 16 January 2012

By serpent

Matt Askem was asked to create a promo for Take That's last single release for 2011, using footage shot for the DVD.

Take That OM

Tags: take that, robbie williams, progress tour, eight letters

Gianna Nannini Quasi Mai Promo

Monday 16 January 2012

By serpent

Following the great success of the Gianna Nannini DVD shoot, Gianna and her management team commissioned Serpent and Nick Morris to produce her new music video - Quasi Mai.  Shot in one day in London, using  5D cameras - NIck  combined the filmic shots with projection and unusual lighting to come up with a really beautiful music video.

Gianna - Quasi Mai Gianna - Quasi Mai

Tags: nick morris, 5D, gianna nannini, quasi mai

Take That Progress Live DVD

Friday 13 January 2012

By Serpent

Matt Askem directed his third film for Take That this one with Robbie Williams back in the group. A stunning film of the sell out Progress Tour, shot in the bands home town of Manchester. Using in excess of 20 cameras, including the amazing Spidercam, Matt really captured the show in all its stunning detail. Released to amazing demand Christmas 2011, outselling all other music DVD's and with a successful BBC screening following over Christmas. It was another huge success.

Take That Om from Spidercam

Tags: take that, gary barlow, robbie williams, progress tour, spidercam

Gianna Nannini Live

Friday 13 January 2012

By serpent

Nick Morris directed the live DVD for wonderful and exciting Italian super star - Gianna Nannini - shot in the beautiful Verona Amphitheatre in the summer of 2011. The concert was shot with mix formats - to really capture the essence of this very exciting and vibrant live performer.

Gianna Nannini Live Gianna Nannini Live

Tags: nick morris, 5D, gianna nannini, verona amphitheatre

Phantom 25th Anniversary Special

Saturday 10 December 2011

By serpent

Dione Orrom produced the Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Special from the Royal Albert Hall, live into Cinemas across the globe, World TV and DVD.  A wonderful show specially created for this one off event.  Nick Morris directing.

Phantom 25th Anniversary Special

Tags: nick morris, andrew lloyd Webber, phantom of the opera

Serpent go 3D!

Saturday 01 January 2011

By Serpent

After a year of development Serpent have moved into 3D production with a Major 3D film for the Cirque du Soleil which started shooting at the end of 2010.  For theatrical release.  James Cameron is Exec Producer, Andrew Adamson (Shrek and the Narnia Films) the director and David Mallet the live performance director. Pace systems are providing the 3D equipment.  Serpent have a number of other 3D projects  in development.

Filming at Cirque Cirque du Soleil Filming at Cirque

Tags: 3d, cirque du soleil, james cameron, andrew adamson, shrek

4k Red

Saturday 01 January 2011

By Serpent

Spring 2011 will see the release of the amazing film of AC/DC live at The River Plate, a film shot in 4k Red. Continuing Serpent's long running relationship with the band, this film captures them at the top with their most stunning live show yet.

4k Red AC/DC - the band the crowd AC/DC in concert

Tags: acdc, the river plate, 4k red

a-ha Live From Oslo

Saturday 01 January 2011

By Serpent

Matt Askem directed the film of the farewell tour for a-ha. Coming from their home town of Oslo.  This is the band's last live DVD.

a-ha stage a-ha live

Tags: a-ha, serpent, oslo, news

Live to Cinemas

Sunday 19 December 2010

By Serpent

Matt Askem directed the final Simply Red concert for a unique "live to cinema" release. A beautiful film which captured the atmosphere of this tremendous final gig.

Mick Hucknall Simply Red Live to Cinema

Tags: Matt Askem, A Ha, simply red, live to cinema